As the night draws in and the temperature dips, curl up on the sofa with these striking reads
2 November 2018
Annie Leibovitz at Work
By Anne Leibovitz
In her own words, Annie Leibovitz provides a glimpse behind the scenes of some of her most famous photographs, from early snaps for Rolling Stone to portraits of Her Majesty The Queen, a naked and pregnant Demi Moore to the last ever photograph taken of John Lennon, nude and curled around Yoko Ono. This updated version of the 2008 original features a new chapter on Leibovitz’s most recent work.
Chanel: The Karl Lagerfeld Campaigns
By Patrick Mauriès
When Karl Lagerfeld was named creative director of Chanel in 1983, he sought to shake up the system. Not only has he been a pioneering force for the label, but his creative process has known no bounds, a fact that is perhaps best illustrated in Chanel’s fashion campaigns – all of which are shot by Lagerfeld himself. This new book explores the images in detail, charting the changing face of the brand chronologically, from the designer’s first collection to the present day.
By Floris Heyne, Joel Meter, Simon Phillipson, and Delano Steenmeijer
July 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the first manned moon landing and in honour of the occasion NASA has delved into its photographic archives. Taken by the Apollo astronauts, the previously unpublished snaps have been digitalized, and are accompanied by little-known insider facts about the ground-breaking expedition. That’s one small step for man…
Dust to Dawn
By Philip Volkers
As the official photographer of Nevada’s festival Burning Man, Philip Volkers has seen –and snapped – some peculiar sights. In his debut book Dust to Dawn, he reveals the best images from his 10-year portfolio, from the tradition of the lamplighters, a team of volunteers who light up the camp at night, to the wooden effigy from which the festival takes its name. See more photographs from Burning Man HERE.
Women of Singular Beauty
By Cathleen Naundorf
Haute couture photographer Cathleen Naundorf has snapped myriad sartorial heavyweights in her time, including the likes of Dior, Valentino and Elie Saab. For her latest book, Women of Singular Beauty, the photographer was given unprecedented access to the house of Chanel and its couture collections. The result is a striking book of ethereal snaps that depict the exquisite ensembles in dramatic settings.